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YANGON, Myanmar – A day after Doctors Without Borders announced its expulsion from Myanmar, the government backpedaled, saying the aid organization would be allowed to resume operations everywhere but Rakhine, a stateSunday
Myanmar’s government says it wants the international aid group Doctors Without Borders to leave a state torn by sectarian violence in a move linked to the agency’s work with the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority.February 28, 2014
Last updated: August 20, 2012 10:22 a.m.
Flooding in Burma
Associated Press photos
Children look out from their house half-submerged in a low-lying area flooded Friday by the Nga-Wun River in Ah-Thouk township, Ayeyarwaddy Delta, about 130 80 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar.
Buddhist monks take a boat as they collect alms at local bazaar flooded by the overflowing Nga-Wun River in the nation also known as Burma.
A woman prepares food near a railway station where many people are staying after their houses were flooded by the overflowing Nga-Wun River.
A boy follows his goats as buyers walk on a road at local bazaar flooded by the Nga-Wun River.